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Controls Engineer

Please Note: The application deadline for this job has now passed.

Job Introduction

We are currently seeking to hire a Controls Engineer to work on a protection control and automation, in electrical power control and monitoring systems. 

Role Responsibility

  • Designing, developing and configuring real time control software for generator and power system control and monitoring systems.
  • Designing, developing and configuring HMI software for generator and power system control and monitoring systems.
  • Designing and configuring network topologies using managed and unmanaged switches.
  • Work to high standards of software quality control including use of revision control software.
  • Preparation and review of technical specifications and applications engineering for control system projects.
  • Provision of technical support to customers and to Brush sales, manufacturing, testing, commissioning functions.
  • Participate in cross-functional activities such as customer meetings, quality improvements, product and project review.
  • Support sales and service personnel by occasionally working on sites in the UK, offshore and overseas when required.
  • Provide regular project progress updates, escalating potential impacts to customer and delivery expectations to relevant stakeholders.

The Ideal Candidate

  • Working Knowledge of electrical power systems - PLCs, Protection Relays, Control Equipment, Automation Solutions etc. 
  • Degree in Software, Electrical, Electronic or Control Engineering, Computer Science or similar related subject.
  • Competency in C and C++ for QNX, Visual Studio, embedded Linux or Windows
  • Experience developing SCADA and/or embedded control systems
  • Working to high standards of software quality control including use of revision control software such as GIT and CVS
  • Awareness of commercial issues and market led product development.
  • Good working knowledge of IP networks including TCP/IP and UDP/IP.

About the Company

The BRUSH Group is the world’s largest independent manufacturer of generators above 20MVA. With a comprehensive range of products and services including transformers, switchgear, portable generating sets and control & monitoring systems, BRUSH is your ideal partner for electric power generation, distribution monitoring and control.

BRUSH has been a key figure within Electrical Engineering for over 130 years, offering a wide range of ‘electrical machines’, and providing our customer chain with the highest calibre equipment and after sales service.

Here at BRUSH we are very proud to offer:

  • A very competitive salary
  • Private Pension


  • Overnight/daily allowances (for certain roles)
  • Company vehicle (for certain roles)
  • Great development opportunities





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